Events

Friday, 01 December 2017

Keep it Local Christmas Craft Show & Food Market

10:00 - 16:30

Keep it Local Events will be at Coolings all weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) so make your Christmas shopping easy, with a relaxed atmosphere and something local and loved. Gifts for everyone at the largest craft show of the year. 

More details of Keep it Local fairs in 2017 at www.keepitlocalevents.co.uk

Food & Produce Market (Keep it Local Events)

10:00 - 16:30

Organised by the Keep it Local team who created the popular craft fairs at Coolings, there will be all your regular favourite stalls as well as some additional producers selling fresh, locally sourced or made foods. Tip top fresh meat, fish, bread and cakes, fruit and vegetables grown for flavour rather than volume, juicy jams and chutneys and varieties of locally brewed beers are just some of the delights you will find here.

Free to attend.

Extra Information: Organised by the Keep it Local team. The market runs from 10am to 4pm every fourth Saturday of the month. Except for December (runs 1st, 2nd, 3rd December).

Portsmouth - A Victorian Christmas

09:00 - 18:30

Eventbrite - Portsmouth A Victorian Christmas

Portsmouth A Victorian Christmas

Date: Friday 1st December

Price: £65 per person

 

Coolings is once again able to offer this favourite trip to a fantastic Christmas experience at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard which in itself is a world class visitor attraction.

 

We will be visiting the Victorian Christmas Fair on Friday 1st December where we will experience the many terrific Victorian attractions this event has become known for.

 

The event is also host to the south coast’s biggest Christmas market, so there will be plenty of opportunity to make those special purchases.

 

This excursion is excellent value and is sure to sell out quickly so book early to avoid disappointment.

 

Lunch is not included but there is a wide choice of onsite facilities, and we will make stops during the journey for refreshments.

 

Tickets:

You will receive an email from Eventbrite our online booking system provider. This email will contain your ticket/s . Please make sure you print these tickets along with the accompanying email. You will be required to present these to a member of the Coolings team before attending the event / excursion.

 

Additional Information:

This trip will depart at 9:00am from Coolings Garden Centre, we suggest you arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for parking. Within our car park there will be a designated area for you to park. Please follow the signage on the day.

The trip will return at approximately 6:30pm, but please be aware this time is approximate and can be subject to change dependant on traffic and circumstances beyond our control.

Coolings always use the finest quality coaches and all but the very smallest vehicles are fitted with toilets and we also aim to stop roughly every 90 minutes to stretch your legs and refresh ourselves.

A member of the Coolings team will be present throughout your excursion to assist you and be on hand should you have any questions or concerns.

 

 

FAQs

Am I only able to now book online for events / excursions with Coolings?

Our online ticket system is by far the easiest way for the majority of our customers to make a booking. However we are still happy to receive phone booking at Coolings Garden Centre on 01959 532269 (payment can be made preferably by credit / debit card over the phone / cheque in the post).

Alternatively you may still visit Coolings Garden Centre in person and make a booking at our customer service desk located in the main shop. If making a booking in person at Coolings you can pay by credit / debit card, cheque or cash.

If paying by cheque for any event / excursion this is only available up until 10 days prior to the event / excursion taking place. If you are booking less than 10 days prior to the event payment must be made by one of the alternative methods.

 

I am have a Coolings Family Card, can I use it?

Coolings Family can be used for this excursion. To use your card please enter your card number into the 'Enter Promotional Code' box when selecting your tickets. This is the full 11 digit cardholder number.

 

What if I have some specific requirements that are not listed here?

Please contact Coolings Garden Centre on 01959 532269 or alternatively email us on events@coolings.co.uk to discuss your requirements and as always we will do our best to accomodate them.

 

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Coolings Garden Centre on 01959 532269 or alternatively email us on events@coolings.co.uk

 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

You may transfer your ticket to someone else, but we must receive confirmation of this 48 hours before the event / excursion. For some holidays you may not be able to transfer your booking with less than 7 days notice.

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes a printed ticket must be brought to the event. Although our ticket provider 'Eventbrite' does offer electronic tickets mobile reception at Coolings is often limited so this may mean you are unable to recall your ticket on site. We do hold a record of all attendees to any event / excursion/ holiday, but if you do not have your ticket this will cause you some delays.

 

What if I wish to cancel?

Refunds on Events and one day Excursions can only be offered 14 days before the event/excursion.

 

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Tickets may be transferred with 48 hours notice or 7 days for some holidays but on the day of an event / excursion/ holidays ticket attendee/s should match our registration details.

 
Saturday, 02 December 2017

Keep it Local Christmas Craft Show & Food Market

10:00 - 16:30

Keep it Local Events will be at Coolings all weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) so make your Christmas shopping easy, with a relaxed atmosphere and something local and loved. Gifts for everyone at the largest craft show of the year. 

More details of Keep it Local fairs in 2017 at www.keepitlocalevents.co.uk

Food & Produce Market (Keep it Local Events)

10:00 - 16:30

Organised by the Keep it Local team who created the popular craft fairs at Coolings, there will be all your regular favourite stalls as well as some additional producers selling fresh, locally sourced or made foods. Tip top fresh meat, fish, bread and cakes, fruit and vegetables grown for flavour rather than volume, juicy jams and chutneys and varieties of locally brewed beers are just some of the delights you will find here.

Free to attend.

Extra Information: Organised by the Keep it Local team. The market runs from 10am to 4pm every fourth Saturday of the month. Except for December (runs 1st, 2nd, 3rd December).

Sunday, 03 December 2017

Cancelled: Ian Bowles Artist Exhibition

10:00 - 16:00

PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES BUT THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED.

Ian Bowles Artist Exhibition 

Date: Sunday 3rd December 

Time: 10am - 4pm

FREE Event

 

Come and enjoy this wonderful exhibition by Wildlife Artist Ian Bowles. 

There will be a wide range of artwork on display, available for anyone to come and see. So why not pop in and see a free art exhibition.

IAN BOWLES has been painting wildlife professionally for over 40 years.
His watercolours painted in his Studio near Sevenoaks are based on observations and sketches from his travels throughout the British Isles. He has had over 30 one-man Exhibitions and has been a regular exhibitor at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and Hampton Court Flower Show. His work also includes a range of limited edition bronzes of birds.

 

Keep it Local Christmas Craft Show & Food Market

10:00 - 16:30

Keep it Local Events will be at Coolings all weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) so make your Christmas shopping easy, with a relaxed atmosphere and something local and loved. Gifts for everyone at the largest craft show of the year. 

More details of Keep it Local fairs in 2017 at http://keepitlocalevents.co.uk/

Food & Produce Market (Keep it Local Events)

10:00 - 16:00

Organised by the Keep it Local team who created the popular craft fairs at Coolings, there will be all your regular favourite stalls as well as some additional producers selling fresh, locally sourced or made foods. Tip top fresh meat, fish, bread and cakes, fruit and vegetables grown for flavour rather than volume, juicy jams and chutneys and varieties of locally brewed beers are just some of the delights you will find here.

Free to attend.

Extra Information: Organised by the Keep it Local team. The market runs from 10am to 4pm every fourth Saturday of the month. Except for December (runs 1st, 2nd, 3rd December).

Thursday, 07 December 2017

Christmas Lights at Kew

15:30 - 21:00

THIS DATE IS NOW FULL PLEASE SEE EXTRA DATE ADDED ON MONDAY 18th DECEMBER

Christmas Lights at Kew

 

 

Friday, 15 December 2017

Floristry Workshop: Contemporary Christmas Wreath

09:30 - 12:30

Create a special Christmas floral wreath.

Does not include lunch in Arthurs.

Location: Coolings, The Gardener's Garden Centre.

Cost: £15 (does not include lunch in Arthurs).

Booking:  To book please call Lesley Webster on 01959 532269.

Monday, 18 December 2017

EXTRA DATE: Christmas Lights at Kew

15:30 - 21:00

Eventbrite - Portsmouth A Victorian Christmas

EXTRA DATE: Christmas Lights at Kew

Date: Monday 18th December

Price: £69 per person

Kew Gardens are a pleasure to visit at any time but is even more amazing for a few weeks at Christmas when they host their Christmas spectacle of over 60,000 lights mounted in a number of installations over a one mile walkway!

Along the way, the illuminated walkway and around the exit you’ll find stalls selling food and drink, including hot chocolate to keep your strength up.

With rave reviews in recent years we think this will be one of the best visits of the year and a superb start to the festive season.

We aim to return by 9pm (approx.).

Tickets:

You will receive an email from Eventbrite our online booking system provider. This email will contain your ticket's . Please make sure you print these tickets along with the accompanying email. You will be required to present these to a member of the Coolings team before attending the event / excursion.

 

Additional Information:

This trip will depart at 3:30pm from Coolings Garden Centre, we suggest you arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for parking. Within our car park there will be a designated area for you to park. Please follow the signage on the day.

The trip will return at approximately 9pm, but please be aware this time is approximate and can be subject to change dependant on traffic and circumstances beyond our control.

Coolings always use the finest quality coaches and all but the very smallest vehicles are fitted with toilets and we also aim to stop roughly every 90 minutes to stretch your legs and refresh ourselves.

A member of the Coolings team will be present throughout your excursion to assist you and be on hand should you have any questions or concerns.

 

 

FAQs

Am I only able to now book online for events / excursions with Coolings?

Our online ticket system is by far the easiest way for the majority of our customers to make a booking. However we are still happy to receive phone booking at Coolings Garden Centre on 01959 532269 (payment can be made preferably by credit / debit card over the phone / cheque in the post).

Alternatively you may still visit Coolings Garden Centre in person and make a booking at our customer service desk located in the main shop. If making a booking in person at Coolings you can pay by credit / debit card, cheque or cash.

If paying by cheque for any event / excursion this is only available up until 10 days prior to the event / excursion taking place. If you are booking less than 10 days prior to the event payment must be made by one of the alternative methods.

 

I am have a Coolings Family Card, can I use it?

Coolings Family can be used for this excursion. To use your card please enter your card number into the 'Enter Promotional Code' box when selecting your tickets. This is the full 11 digit cardholder number.

 

What if I have some specific requirements that are not listed here?

Please contact Coolings Garden Centre on 01959 532269 or alternatively email us on events@coolings.co.uk to discuss your requirements and as always we will do our best to accomodate them.

 

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Coolings Garden Centre on 01959 532269 or alternatively email us on events@coolings.co.uk

 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

You may transfer your ticket to someone else, but we must receive confirmation of this 48 hours before the event / excursion. For some holidays you may not be able to transfer your booking with less than 7 days notice.

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes a printed ticket must be brought to the event. Although our ticket provider 'Eventbrite' does offer electronic tickets mobile reception at Coolings is often limited so this may mean you are unable to recall your ticket on site. We do hold a record of all attendees to any event / excursion/ holiday, but if you do not have your ticket this will cause you some delays.

 

What if I wish to cancel?

Refunds on Events and one day Excursions can only be offered 14 days before the event/excursion.

Tickets may be transferred with 48 hours notice or 7 days for some holidays but on the day of an event / excursion/ holidays ticket attendee/s should match our registration details.

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